About Indian Masters Amrita SherGil Nude Study In the first half of the '30s of the Twentieth Century, Amrita Sher-Gil during her student years in Paris painted many female nudes of family members, friends and professional models. Amrita Sher-Gil flashed through the Indian artistic horizon like an incandescent meteor. Her place in the trajectory of Indian modern art is unquestionably pre-eminent. Her aesthetic sensibility shows not surprisingly a blend of European and Indian elements. Her command over the handling of oil medium and use of colour, as well as her vigorous brushwork and strong feeling for composition, all go towards giving a dazzling quality to her genius.